à la king

[ ah luh king, al-uh ]
/ ˌɑ lə ˈkɪŋ, ˌæl ə /

adjective

(of cooked fowl, fish, etc.) diced and served in a cream sauce containing mushrooms, pimiento, or green pepper: chicken à la king.

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Origin of à la king

First recorded in 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for a la king

à la king
/ (ɑː lɑː ˈkɪŋ, æ lə) /

adjective

(usually postpositive) cooked in a cream sauce with mushrooms and green peppers
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